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Bethany Home Plans Facility Expansion

Bethany Home in Minden is planning for a major expansion and renovation project in order to better meet the needs of an aging population in the future. The work will be completed in three phases and will include a new memory support unit, an assisted living addition, a remodeled transitional care ar...

Two Rivers Confirms Two West Nile Cases

Over the last two weeks, Two Rivers Public Health Department has confirmed three cases of the severe form of West Nile Virus — West Nile Meningitis/Encephalitis. All three people have been hospitalized. Officials from Two Rivers Public Health Department are urging people to continue to use an ins...

Student From Spain At Home In Minden

When Rusty and Hailey Rhynalds of Minden were first approached about hosting an international exchange student they didn’t hesitate in giving their answer....”no”. “We have three young girls, all four and under, we both work, we’re involved in several organizations, and we own and operate ...

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CHS, WinField Celebrate Opening Of Minden Store

CHS and WinField celebrated the opening of their new CHS Seed and Agronomy center in Minden on August 27th. Staff from both companies hosted producers and other community members at a grand opening to...

Fresh Look, Fresh Food Found At Mason’s Market

Mason’s Market in Minden has a new look in its aisles after a renovation project. Owners Craig Space and his son Riley Space said that the improvements they made recently in the deli, produce and dairy...

Pheasants Forever Raising Funds For Local Programs

The Kearney County Pheasants Forever Chapter is planning their 10th annual Banquet on September 24th. The event which includes a dinner and auction is an important fundraiser for the chapter’s activities...

From A Bustling City To Small Town Life

Amanda Mota from Fortaleza, Brazil is attending Minden Public Schools this year through the Rotary Youth Exchange program. The soft-spoken, 17 year-old who loves movies and reading arrived in Minden on...

County Valuation Hits $1.67 Billion

Kearney County property valuations for 2014 went up 28 percent overall from last year to a record level of $1.67 billion.That’s more than double last year’s 11 percent jump from $1.16 billion in 2012...

Local Students Score Higher Than State Average On AC

Volunteers Keep Meals On Wheels Rolling For 40 Years

Minden Schools Sets Facility Tour Dates For High School

1:1 Computing Expands In Schools

Family Comedy Sure To Get Big Laughs

Minden Voters Will Decide On Sale Tax Increase

Familiar Faces Fill Provider Staff At Minden Clinic

Champ At Keeping Order

Strike Up The Band

Axtell Fire Department Rated In Top Three Percent


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Whippet Golfers Win McCook Invitational

Heritage Hills Golf Course was the site of the opening of the 2014 girls golf season on August 29. Minden won the invite for the first time in a four to five year span. McCook has been a dominate Class...

Minden Falls To Horns In Opener

The Minden varsity football team opened the season with a road trip west to Imperial to take on Chase County. The Whippets returned home coming out on the short end of a 40-7 final. The Longhorns found...

Falcons, Cats Run At Gibbon Invite

The Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons and Axtell Wildcats cross country teams started their 2014 seasons competing at the always difficult and hilly Gibbon Country Club for the Gibbon Invitational on Thursday. “The...

Whippets Open 2014 Season, Traveling To Take On Tigers

The Minden Whippet softball team opened its 2014 season on Thursday traveling to Hastings Smith Softball Complex to take on the Class B Hastings Tigers. The Whippets got off to a rough as they were upended...

AgVenture Makes State Class B Junior State Tournament

The Kearney County AgVenture Juniors ended their season where most teams would like to--at the State Tournament. AgVenture went 1-2 at the tournament at Aurora and finished their fine season with a record...

First Bank Seniors Lose To McCook In District Play

AgVenture Wins Districts, Heads To State

First Bank Splits Its Games At Districts

Junior Golf Completes Another Successful Season

Seniors Fall To Holdrege

Juniors Post Win Over Gothenburg

GI Tops First Bank

AgVenture Picks Up Two More Wins Against Grand Island, Aurora

Aurora Holds Off First Bank Seniors

Seniors Fall To Holdrege